Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Peleliu

18°C, wind & sunny bits Ill and off work but after a monster sleep, you find me feeling better. Making Scenery for FSX like old times. The default land texture for Peleliu in the Pacific is a joke. It should … Continue reading

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Dehydrated

12°C, light cloud, light NW. CA:29½ miles Flagged a little on the ride today, especially near the end. Dehydration was probably the cause. Took until 9pm to feel back to normal and stop worrying that I have an oncoming cold. … Continue reading

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Unbroken

5°C, light winds, snow threatened then stayed away. The desktop computer is no longer faulty. It couldn’t connect to the internet and this seemed to cause other problems too. The odd thing is, I didn’t fix it, no-one did. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Formby shifting sands

8~5°C, gales with sun, scudding clouds I have sand in my hair, my ears and eyes. The dunes on Formby beach were fuzzy with drifting sands, so I climbed up to the top of the dunes to escape. It was … Continue reading

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Four Gigs

15°C, clear sun. Nerdity– fitted new RAM to my main computer, doubling it up to 4GB. Windows XP only recognises 3.66GB, but that’s still a huge increase on 2GB. There are some technical reasons why you don’t get to use … Continue reading

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NewFlash (CS4)

13°C, cool but dry. NNW winds. Soon to get new(ish) version of Flash (CS4). Had a play with it at work today, great new features- it draws motions paths by default and, best of all, Bones. the bones work like … Continue reading

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Obama-1/Osama-1

15°C, clear. Am I the only one uncomfortable with this story? An unarmed suspect is shot by USA forces on a raid in a foreign country that wasn’t aware of it happening. The press is full of gleeful relatives of … Continue reading

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Norton’s

4°C, grey, with traces of fog. Running a trial of the newest Norton Internet Security suite. Nothing had changed over the years- it still slows the laptop down appallingly. At this rate, my patience will run out before the trial … Continue reading

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Shushy

+2C, rain & sleet. Melting. I have a new place to put videos- Vimeo. It’s like YouTube, but rather more grown up. That’s most obvious in the comments columns; so far I have not seen any of the Tourettes comments … Continue reading

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Laptop

5°C, grey & dank. Here I am typing this from the kitchen sofa, there’s a novelty. No more will I trudge upstairs to the desktop computer to tap away my unpointful ramblings. I’ve been thinking of buying this laptop since … Continue reading

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